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Social Work with Older People

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Care of the elderly,
  • Social Work,
  • Social work with older people,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Great Britain

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8432913M
ISBN 101412902053
ISBN 109781412902052

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This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice Author: Mark E F Lymbery. "Welcoming for social work students new to social work with older people and as an invaluable handbook for practice learning, this text will also benefit their supervisors and assessors as a benchmark to the required knowledge and skills at this level."Cited by: Mary Marshall has worked with older people for more than twenty-five years as a social worker, researcher and lecturer. She is now Director of the Dementia Services Centre at the University of Stirling. She has edited and written several books, and contributed to Ratings: 0. Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. In this refreshingly positive and practical textbook, Rory Lynch draws on years of practice and teaching  experience to show how to achieve best social work practice with older kauainenehcp.com: Rory Lynch.

This second edition looks in detail at the role of the social worker who engages with older people. It enables the reader to develop the key skills required to understand the mental and physical needs of older people in society while encouraging plenty of discussion and critical, independent thought. Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the elderly. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Lymbery, M , 'The history and development of social work', in Social work with older people: context, policy and practice, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. , viewed 24 February , doi: /n3. This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people, and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice.

Nov 03,  · This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the UK. The coherent structure draws together the . While it has been primarily written as an aid to understanding the position of contemporary social work with older people in both conceptual and theoretical terms, and not as a ‘how-to-do-it’ guide to practice, its practical focus does ensure that it will assist students to engage with the requirements for social work training specified by the Department of Health and outlined in the Quality Assurance Agency's (QAA) . Fantastic book as it deals effectively with three huge topics that are inextricably linked to be relevant to both practitioners and academics. It is increasingly important for social workers to ensure they have good practice skills in working with older people. This book helps to achieve this! Mar 08,  · Social Work with Older People Social Work with Older People provides an authoritative and practical guide to working with older people in a range of .